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Energy Recycling: A Bridge to the Clean Energy Future

by Robert U. Ayres & Edward H. Ayres

This Element is an excerpt from Crossing the Energy Divide (ISBN: 9780137015443) by Robert U. Ayres and Edward H. Ayres. Available in print and digital formats.

 

How to reuse the enormous amounts of energy...


The Wireless Tesla

by Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The...


Heavy Oil Production Processes

by James G Speight

As conventional-oil resources are depleted worldwide, vast heavy oil reserves available in various parts of the world become increasingly important as a secure future energy source. Brief but readable, Heavy...


Energy Storage Devices for Electronic Systems: Rechargeable Batteries and Supercapacitors

by Nihal Kularatna

Energy storage devices are a crucial area of research and development across many engineering disciplines and industries. While batteries provide the significant advantage of high energy density, their limited...


The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident: How and Why It Happened

by Yotaro Hatamura, Seiji Abe & Masao Fuchigami

In March 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) in Japan was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami which resulted in the release of significant amounts of radioactive material. The incident led to...


Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking

by Charles Seife

With his knack for translating science into understandable, anecdotal prose and his trademark dry humor, award-winning science writer Charles Seife presents the first narrative account of the history of fusion...


Blowing Smoke : Essays on Energy and Climate

by Rud Istvan

Synopsis:

From the Foreword by Prof. Judith Curry of Georgia Tech:

"Istvan's insightful and incisive writing in Blowing Smoke tackles a diverse array of topics related to climate and energy that are highly...


Electrokinetics for Petroleum and Environmental Engineers

by George V. Chilingar & Mohammed Haroun

Electrokinetics is a term applied to a group of physicochemical phenomena involving the transport of charges, action of charged particles, effects of applied electric potential and fluid transport in various...


The Energy Roadmap: A Water and Wastewater Utility Guide to More Sustainable Energy Management

Energy: A Beginner's Guide

by Vaclav Smil

As Einstein pointed out in his famous equation, E=MC2, all matter can be described as energy. It is everywhere; it is everything. In this engaging book, prolific author and academic Vaclav Smil provides an introduction...


Offshore Operation Facilities: Equipment and Procedures

by Huacan Fang & Menglan Duan

Offshore Operation Facilities: Equipment and Procedures provides new engineers with the knowledge and methods that will assist them in maximizing efficiency while minimizing cost and helps them prepare for...


SuNEC 2014 - Book of Abstract

by Mario Pagliaro & Rosaria Ciriminna

Featuring eminent speakers Ranjit Koodali (University of South Dakota), Michael Detty (University of New York at Buffalo), Francesco Meneguzzo (CNR), and Jesper Jacobsson (Uppsala University), the SuNEC 2014...


Surface Production Operations: Vol 2: Design of Gas-Handling Systems and Facilities

by Maurice Stewart

Updated and better than ever, Design of Gas-Handling Systems and Facilities, 3rd Edition includes greatly expanded chapters on gas-liquid separation, gas sweetening, gas liquefaction, and gas dehydration -information...


The Second Law of Life: Energy, Technology, and the Future of Earth As We Know It

by John E.J. Schmitz

In this compelling, and important book, John Schmitz brings order to the world of chaos that surrounds us. The Second Law of Life refers to the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, which is an omnipresent...


Corrosion Control for Offshore Structures: Cathodic Protection and High-Efficiency Coating

by Ramesh Singh

A variable game changer for those companies operating in hostile, corrosive marine environments, Corrosion Control for Offshore Structures provides critical corrosion control tips and techniques that will prolong...


Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy

by Cutler J. Cleveland

The Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy draws together in a single volume a comprehensive account of the field from the prestigious and award-winning Encyclopedia of Energy (2004). This volume covers...


Our Planet

by Peter Davis

Peter Davis explores the natural creation of energy on our planet, and how we harness this power in all aspects of our lives. This meticulously researched book examines many aspects of modern science and mathematics....


Enhanced Oil Recovery: Field Planning and Development Strategies

by Vladimir Alvarado & Eduardo Manrique

Enhanced-Oil Recovery (EOR) evaluations focused on asset acquisition or rejuvenation involve a combination of complex decisions, using different data sources. EOR projects have been traditionally associated...


New generation photovoltaics

by Fabio Andreolli

This book aims to provide a global overview of the technological, design and financial aspects of solar power systems. All the topics and all the parts that make up a photovoltaic system are dealt with, with...


The Internal Energy Market

by Fabrizio Lala

The energy strategy of European Union is an item of utmost political concern, since it tightly intertwined with controversial commercial relationship with Russia and the US. In spite of the fact that energy...